Memory Phrase (Mnemonic) for 高


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Meaning

high, tall, your (honorific)

Pronunciation

gāo

Explanation

Image of a watch tower with two floors

Mnemonic

A watch tower is high.

Radicals

tall

Vocabulary

高跷 gāo qiāo stilts; walking on stilts as component of folk dance
高音喇叭 gāo yīn lǎ ba tweeter
高举远蹈 gāo jǔ yuǎn dǎo to leave office for a high and distant place (idiom); to retire and place oneself above the fray
高蹈 gāo dǎo to travel far
踩高跷 cǎi gāo qiāo to walk on stilts
高村正彦 Gāo cūn Zhēng yàn KOMURA Masahiko (1942-), Japanese politician, foreign minister from 1998, minister of defense from 2007
高不可攀 gāo bù kě pān too high to reach (idiom); eminent and unapproachable
高良姜 gāo liáng jiāng Thai ginger; lesser galangale (Kaempferia galanga)
高官厚禄 gāo guān hòu lù high post and generous salary (idiom); promotion to a high official position
高楼大厦 gāo lóu dà shà tall buildings and large mansions; high-rise apartment building

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